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This is a summary of most calls for Stettler RCMP service during the past week.

This is a summary of most calls for Stettler RCMP service during the past week.

Calls with a SUI notation attached are “still under investigation.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Stettler RCMP at 403-742-3382, or call CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

Tuesday, July 24

2:21 p.m. — Residential false alarm reported on Second Avenue South in Big Valley. On arrival, the homeowner was standing outside his home and everything was OK. The owner advised that he would check with his alarm company to get the problem fixed.

10:42 p.m. — Noise was reported regarding a neighbour using a pressure washer in the Anderson subdivision. The noise stopped when the complainant was on the phone.

Wednesday, July 25

8:26 a.m. — Complaint of a break, enter and theft at the Stettler Agriplex. The entry was made overnight and there were computers and data routers reported stolen. With the assistance from the Red Deer Forensic Identification Section, a 16-year-old male from Stettler and a 16-year-old male from Erskine were arrested and charged with break and enter and possession of stolen property. All stolen property was recovered and returned to the owners.

8:40 a.m. — Report of a missing licence plate from a holiday trailer that was parked at a 56 Street residence. The owner of the plate wasn’t certain whether the plate was stolen or fell off.

9 a.m. — A Good Samaritan turned in a current vehicle registration and insurance card at the detachment. The papers were found when she was picking up garbage near her residence. The 45-year-old male owner from Botha was contacted and he picked up his papers.

4:30 p.m. — Police received a request for assistance to relocate property, as a result of a domestic dispute at a 43 Street residence. Information from statements resulted in a 51-year-old man being charged with two counts of sexual assault and one count of inviting sexual touching. The accused has a Sept. 13 court date.

5:33 p.m. — Report of a single-vehicle collision with a power pole on Range Road 19-1, a half-kilometre south of Highway 12. The 20-year-old female driver from rural Stettler reported that she lost control of her Pontiac Grand Am on the gravel road, hit a power pole and one line had fallen to the ground. The driver received minor injuries and the car sustained front-end damage. SUI

6:59 p.m. — Complaint of a possible impaired driver who was weaving in the eastbound lane on 50 Avenue. The operator was driving a black Dodge pickup truck and a dog was being transported inside the box. A patrol was conducted and the truck wasn’t located, but a letter was sent to the registered owner to advise him of the complaint. A warning was issued.

7:25 p.m. — Report of a dog being attacked by another dog that was on the loose on 46 Street. An investigator contacted the complainant, who advised that he had already spoken to Animal Services regarding the incident.

Thursday, July 26

10:30 a.m. — A 60-year-old female homeowner on 45 Street attended the Stettler detachment to report theft of a love seat from a basement suite. The female stated when she attended her residence the previous evening, she noticed that her love seat was gone. She suspects the renter of the top floor who was moving out the end of the July.

12:10 p.m. — A 911 call reported that four intoxicated males were drinking outside Jude’s Liquor Store. The caller also reported that they departed the area in a burgundy Chevrolet pickup truck.

2:03 p.m. — A 911 call was traced back to Kent’s Cafe. When the 911 operator attempted to call back the number, the phone was hung-up. When an investigator arrived at the call location, the property representative reported that no one had dialed 911.

4:12 p.m. — Commercial false alarm at Big Country Educational Consortium on 50 Avenue.

8:07 p.m. — A 911 call to assist Stettler Fire and EMS at Highway 12 and Range Road 22-0 near Nevis. A garden tractor flipped over on a 61-year-old male operator as he was driving on an incline. The driver was conscious and appeared to have received minor injuries. He was taken to the Stettler hospital for treatment.

Friday, July 27

9:47 a.m. — Report of a missing red bull from rural Stettler. The bull has a MVS brand on its left middle rib cage and an ID tag numbered NSC40Y. SUI

11:10 a.m. — Complaint of a near collision with a semi-truck on Highway 12 near Midfield corner. The eastbound complainant had to pull over to the shoulder of the highway, when a passing tractor-trailer pulled back into the lane suddenly when passing. As the driver began her turn south on Range Road 19-2, the same truck locked up its brakes, leaving rubber and smoke. There was no other traffic in the area and a licence plate was obtained. SUI

5:41 p.m. — Residential false alarm on 40 Avenue.

Saturday, July 28

12:08 a.m. — Complaint of loud music coming from a Spruce Drive residence. An investigator attended to find five people inside a shed playing music. A warning was issued to turn off the music. The property representative was co-operative.

3:17 a.m. — A 911 call reported an impaired driver near Tim Hortons, operating a navy-blue Chevrolet Cobalt. The vehicle was last seen in the area of 61 Street. A licence plate for the vehicle was obtained. SUI

6:34 a.m. — Complaint of a stolen 2002 Ford F-350 from a residence on 50A Avenue, near 57 Street. The vehicle had been locked, with no keys inside and the truck was parked on the street. The 41-year-old owner later found his vehicle left running across from M&R Rentals in Stettler. The ignition had been broken and a number of items were stolen from inside the vehicle.

11:13 a.m. — Complaint of a Rottweiler dog on the loose on 61A Street. The dog was reported jumping fences, had no tags and was friendly to people. An investigator attended the area and the dog ran out from a fenced yard, down a driveway toward the investigator. When the officer opened the door to his police vehicle, the dog jumped inside. The dog was dropped off at the veterinary clinic and the matter was turned over to the bylaw department.

7:26 p.m. — Complaint of uttering threats at a residence near the airport. The 40-year-old homeowner advised that a 17-year-old male had recently been kicked out of his home and had returned to throw a party. The owner wasn’t home and he asked that the 17-yearold be removed from the residence. An investigator spoke with the mother of the youth who was at the residence and she reported that the youth was going to move back in, but then decided to have a party. The mother advised that the owner had become upset and that the youth wouldn’t be allowed to move back in. The investigator spoke with the youth, who advised that he would leave.

Sunday, July 29

3:05 a.m. — Complaint of an intoxicated limo driver operating the stretched vehicle around Stettler. The limo wasn’t located.

4:12 a.m. — Report of an assault at a rural residence on Range Road 20-4, south of Township Road 370. A 27-year-old female was hit in the face three times, and her face was cut, but she didn’t require an ambulance. The suspect was a 29-year-old male with a Carstairs address. An investigator met with the complainant, who refused to provide a statement or any further details regarding the assault. There were no physical signs of injury and the complainant no longer knew why she called the police.

2:15 p.m. — An investigator was conducting a Laser operation on Highway 835 in Erskine, where a black Chrysler 300 was observed travelling at 88 km/h in a 50 km/h residential area. The car was pulled over and marijuana could be smelled coming from inside the vehicle, in which police found 29 grams of marijuana, along with a drug-paraphernalia items and alcohol. The 23-year-old driver from Stettler was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana and issued a speeding ticket. SUI

8:43 p.m. — Report of a firearm found by the dumpster at Boston Pizza. An investigator determined that the identified firearm was a pellet-shooting pistol.

9:10 p.m. — A 911 call to assist EMS with a 54-year-old female who was threatening to beat people up with a flashlight and was suicidal. Members attended the 51 Avenue apartment to find that EMS was loading the patient into the ambulance.

10:45 p.m. — Report of a single-vehicle collision with a deer on Highway 12 near the overpass. The truck involved wasn’t driveable.

11:37 p.m. — Report of a single-vehicle rollover on Highway 56, about 20 kilometres south of Stettler. The caller advised that two people were trapped inside a GMC pickup. The driver reported that a moose walked out of the east ditch and, to avoid a collision, the 35-year-old driver from Calgary swerved his truck and was unable to recover. The vehicle ended up on its roof and two persons required assistance to exit the vehicle. Minor injuries were reported.

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